Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2008.Search for this in the current handbook
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 lectures (three per week) |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
|Prerequisites:||531-201; biochemistry and molecular biology 521-211, 521-212 and 521-220|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Anatomy and cell biology 516-201; biochemistry and molecular biology 521-301 and/or 521-302; or microbiology and immunology 526-304 plus 526-324.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study and reasonable steps will be made to enhance a student’s participation in the University’s programs. Students who feel their disability may impact upon their active and safe participation in a subject are encouraged to discuss this with the relevant subject coordinator and the Disability Liaison Unit.|
CoordinatorDr M M Ayers; Dr J R Underwood
|Subject Overview:|| |
Students completing this subject will:
The topics to be studied are cell injury, inflammation, regeneration, repair and fibrosis in particular disease contexts; infectious disease; immunopathology; haemo-dynamic disorders; vascular disease and shock; neoplasia; nutritional pathology; environmental pathology; ageing; and genetic disease and diagnosis.
|Assessment:||Two multiple choice question tests during the semester (15% each); a 3-hour written examination in the examination period (70%).|
|Prescribed Texts:||Robbins Pathologic Basis of Disease (R S Cotran), latest edition, Saunders Pathology (E Rubin and J L Farber), latest edition, Lippincott|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Students enrolled in the BSc (pre-2008 BSc), BASc or a combined BSc course will receive science credit for the completion of this subject.
This subject may be taken as part of a major in pathology or as a single pathology subject. Students intending to complete a major in pathology are required to enrol in both 531-301 and 531-302.
To enrol in 531-303 and 531-304, a pass grade must be achieved in both 531-301 and 531-302.
Bachelor of Biomedical Engineering students must have successfully completed the first and second year of the Biocellular streams.
Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science |
Bachelor of Arts and Sciences
Bachelor of Biomedical Science
Bachelor of Engineering (Biomedical)Biocellular
Bachelor of Science
Graduate Diploma in Biotechnology
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